Your Family in Malaysia

Moving to Malaysia with your family?

This section provides key information for those moving with their families to Malaysia, with helpful advice that is designed to cover various stages of family life: getting married, bringing up toddlers or caring for teenagers.

State run schools are generally not available to non-Malaysians and most foreign newcomers to Malaysia choose to enrol their children in one of the many private international schools. Fees can be high, however, and there are often waiting lists. This section also offers information about childcare options and opportunities for teenagers in Malaysia.

Is your family situation about to change? Here you’ll find all you need to know about the legal requirements for getting married in Malaysia. Information on having a baby in Malaysia is covered in detail in the Healthcare section.